Vying to serve on the USAC Board for a second consecutive term, Domenech, the executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, received support from 64 education agencies, 34 school districts from 20 states (including a Canadian district), 13 state education administrator associations and 17 national organizations. USAC is an independent, not-for-profit corporation designated by the Federal Communications Commission as the administrator of the universal service fund.
USAC collects contributions from telecommunications carriers and administers support programs designed to help communities across the country secure access to affordable telecommunications services.
The 19-member USAC Board oversees the E-Rate program, a federal program funded through telecommunications companies that helps school districts afford communications connectivity, including the Internet. Under Domenech’s leadership, AASA has been a strong supporter of E-Rate, a critical component in our nation’s effort to expand innovative technologies.